The collaboration between Permac Industries and Dunwoody College of Technology is an example of a new brand of college-industry partnerships that might eventually help the U.S. grow as a manufacturing power while creating jobs.
We are evaluating the benefits of background checks. Do they really work as advertised?
—Call Me Skeptical, Director, Nonprofit, Scottsdale, Arizona
Twelve percent of U.S. employees approved of personal use of social media at work, but 51 percent say social media has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.Read More
What screening and assessment process does Southwest Airlines use? We are trying to screen for people who fit into that type of culture and are having a difficult time.
—Hope to Take Flight, recruiter, wholesale trade, Houston
Armed with this software, not only can companies obtain better feedback from references, but also they can obtain more of it per candidate.
Unlike reference checking tools such as Pre-Hire 360, there's nothing anonymous about the LinkedIn recommendation process.
GetHired.com is one of several startups offering Web-based software incorporating video, social networks and other innovations in the recruiting or job search process to better match job seekers with prospective employers. Here are some of the others:Read More
The startup hopes its video-centric job board and applicant tracking software platform will gain a large following, but skeptics question how much demand there is for newcomers in an already crowded field.Read More